Tuesday, June 06, 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room: Ballroom E
Speaker(s)
Bernardine Wu
Chief Executive Officer
FitForCommerce

Bernardine Wu is founder and chief executive officer of FitForCommerce, a boutique consultancy that helps hundreds of brands and retailers through digital, e-commerce and omnichannel strategies, technology and innovation, and organizational optimization. Her early career and focus on investment diligence began at Accenture and Wall Street....

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Tuesday, June 06, 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

  • Room: Ballroom A
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Paul Demery
Editor
B2B E-Commerce News/Internet Retailer

Paul Demery leads the editorial coverage of the B2B industry at Vertical Web Media LLC. He is editor of the twice-weekly newsletter B2BecNews and B2BeCommerceWorld.com. He also is managing editor in charge of B2B e-commerce coverage at Internet Retailer magazine. He has covered e-commerce at Vertical Web Media for nearly...

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  • Room: Ballroom D
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Scot Wingo
Co-Founder, Executive Chairman
ChannelAdvisor

ChannelAdvisor Executive Chairman Scot Wingo sets the strategic direction for the company and works closely with the management team to align product direction with market trends. Scot received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Computer Engineering degree from...

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Tuesday, June 06, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: Ballroom E
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Chris Hardisty
Vice President, E-Commerce, North America
Puma

Chris Hardisty is vice president of e-commerce at Puma. He’s been in retail since the early 2000s, having worked in both the brick-and-mortar and digital worlds. Prior to Puma, Chris worked in e-commerce at Timberland. With a deep understanding of both brand and commerce, Chris led these organizations’ online replatforms,...

Christie Porter
Manager, E-Commerce
Rachel Roy

Christie Porter is the e-commerce manager at Rachel Roy. Since replatforming the Rachel Roy site less than a year ago, she focuses on all aspects of growing the Rachel Roy e-commerce business from site development to customer acquisition. Prior to joining Rachel Roy, Christie was part of the e-commerce teams...

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Tuesday, June 06, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Room: Ballroom D
Speaker(s)
Eric Heller
Chief Executive Officer, Founder
Marketplace Ignition

Eric Heller, chief executive officer of Marketplace Ignition, has been working in online retail since joining Amazon.com in January 1999. During that time, he managed online marketing programs for Amazon.com, Redfin and Expedia. He founded Marketplace Ignition, which has helped more than 400 brands manage their Amazon/marketplace presence....

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    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Mike Roth
    Senior Director, E-Commerce
    MSC industrial Supply Co.

    Michael Roth is Senior Director of E-Commerce for MSC Industrial Supply Co., North American distributor of maintenance, repair and operations products and services. Michael and his team are responsible for designing and implementing MSC’s digital experience, which accounts for nearly 60% of MSC’s sales. MSC was recently named B2B...

    Steve Baruch
    Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
    MSC Industrial Supply Co.

    A 20-year veteran of industrial distribution, Steve Baruch leads MSC Industrial Supply’s corporate strategy team and the company’s marketing strategy and execution, including brand, digital and e-commerce. Prior to joining MSC, Steve was senior vice president of sales and managed services for Adecco, where he was responsible for leading B2B...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Brian Thompson
    Director, E-Commerce
    Winston Brands

    As director e-commerce at Winston Brands, Brian Thompson leads strategy for web, mobile, tablet and marketplaces along with the digital creative content teams. He works on several digital transformations including e-commerce technology platforms. Prior to Winston Brands, Brian led strategy and planning for the Sears PartsDirect line of business. Earlier,...

    Marta Dalton
    Director of E-Commerce
    Coca-Cola

    Marta Dalton is director of e-commerce at Coca-Cola, where she leads the B2B e-commerce business in North America. She got her start in e-commerce in 2004 in Tokyo and enjoys the mix of technology, marketing and operations that make up the world of e-commerce. Earlier, Marta led development and database...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Jamie Dooley
    Head, E-Commerce
    Dorel Juvenile Group

    Jamie Dooley is head of e-commerce for Dorel Juvenile Group, a manufacturer of juvenile and baby products whose brands include Safety 1st, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny, Disney Baby, Eddie Bauer and Tiny Love. Prior to Dorel, he held leadership roles in e-commerce strategy and merchandising with BabiesRUs.com, Dunkin’ Brands (DunkinDonuts.com), and Wayfair....

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    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Andy Hoar
    Principal Analyst
    Forrester Research

    Andy Hoar is one of the world’s leading authorities on b2b and b2b2c e-commerce and has authored several seminal pieces of research in the space. Prior to joining Forrester, Andy spent 11 years in product and marketing leadership roles in Silicon Valley. He helped develop Yahoo's Web2Store local shopping initiative,...

    Jochen Moll
    Chief Digital Officer
    Sonepar

    Jochen Moll is the chief digital officer for Sonepar, a Paris-based $20 billion global distributor of electrical products and related equipment. Immediately prior to joining Sonepar in 2015, he was the CEO of e-commerce platform software vendor Intershop. Earlier in his career Jochen held senior leadership positions in Europe for...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM


    Tuesday, June 06, 10:30 AM - 10:55 AM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Rod Forsythe
    Senior Consultant
    FitForCommerce

    Rod Forsythe is a senior consultant at FitForCommerce with more than 25 years’ experience specializing in e-commerce platforms, web development and project management. Having served in senior management roles at NewsComm, Arizona Digital Farms, Crossview, Acquity Group, Vcommerce and shoes.com, Rod is well-versed in all aspects of e-commerce platforms and...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Ryan Kistler
    Manager, E-Commerce
    Schuykill Valley Sports

    Ryan Kistler is head of a rapidly growing e-commerce department for Schuylkill Valley Sports. He oversees all aspects of the department including management of various marketplaces and the company website. Ryan has also been instrumental in the development and expansion of Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) within his company. He has...

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    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Matt Clark
    Global Head & Vice President, E-Commerce & Digital Marketing
    Premier Farnell

    Matt Clark leads the global digital marketing, e-commerce and community/social teams at Premier Farnell, a global high-service electronics distributor with an online community of more than 500,000 design engineers and tech teams. He has helped the company, recently acquired by Avnet, to deliver $600 million in yearly e-commerce sales...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 10:55 AM - 11:20 AM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Mike Nelson
    Global Director, E-Commerce, Partnerships
    Lonely Planet

    Mike Nelson’s role as global director of e-commerce and partnerships at Lonely Planet means that he deals with everything that generates transactions from the site, whether that is digital downloads, physical guidebooks sales, or travel insurance and hotel reservations. Prior to joining Lonely Planet, Mike oversaw digital marketing for a...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Mike Duncan
    Founder
    Warehouse Skateboards

    Mike Duncan is founder of Warehouse Skateboards, an online sports retailer that has served as an incubator for new marketing strategies and technological advancements. Mike is also chief executive officer and creative director for Sage Island Digital Marketing, an internet marketing agency that specializes in strategy, branding, graphic design and...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Cris Young
    Executive Vice President
    Hudson Fasteners Inc.

    Cris Young is co-creator of B2B Product Genius Technology and the 1 Industrial Way B2B marketplace. Cris’s previous experience has included logistics, wholesale distribution, corporate management and nonprofit leadership roles. Cris works as a mentor for other small businesses seeking government contract work through her role with the American Small...

    Lisa Kleinhandler
    Chief Executive Officer
    Hudson Fasteners Inc.

    Lisa Kleinhandler is the third generation owner of Hudson Fasteners and co-creator of B2B Product Genius Technology and the 1 Industrial Way B2B marketplace. Lisa’s previous experience was in the music and fashion industry designing and creating promotional products and artwork that has been recognized internationally. Lisa mentors other small...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 11:20 AM - 11:45 AM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Todd Kelly
    Vice President, E-Commerce
    Kaltex America

    Todd Kelly is vice president of e-commerce for Kaltex America, where he is in charge of the strategic and tactical execution of the company’s aggressive direct-to-consumer growth plans. Previously, he was vice president of e-commerce at Time Inc., where he spearheaded multiple initiatives to create and expand commerce-based monetization of...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Aaron Conant
    Senior Manager, E-Commerce Sales, Business Development
    Perrigo

    As manager of e-commerce sales and business development at Perrigo, a global healthcare supplier, Aaron Conant focuses on new business development for both the U.S. and international e-commerce marketplaces. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter pharmaceutical products for the store brand market and an industry leader in pharmaceutical...

    Mark Vandegrift
    Vice President, Product Management
    ChannelAdvisor

    Mark Vandegrift oversees ChannelAdvisor’s Marketplaces solution. He leads the product management team that equips branded manufacturers and retailers with features and functionalities to optimize sales and increase their global footprint. A 15-year veteran of the company, Mark has served as director of cross-border trade and director of services. Most recently,...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Jeff McRitchie
    Vice President, Marketing
    MyBinding.com

    Jeff is a co-founder and is responsible for all aspects of marketing at MyBinding.com, a niche office products retailer based in Hillsboro, Ore. After helping to launch the MyBinding site in 2003, Jeff contributed to the company’s growth from a small direct sales organization into a national brand. In...

    Shilo Jones
    Director, E-Commerce
    Dolan NW

    Shilo Jones is the director of e-commerce for Dolan NW and is responsible for the company’s portfolio of e-commerce properties including DestinationLighting.com and BuildersLighting.com. Prior to Dolan NW, Shilo was vice president of e-commerce for Pro Golf Discount, Inc. Shilo got his start in e-commerce operations with evo.com, an IR...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM


    Tuesday, June 06, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM


    Tuesday, June 06, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


    Tuesday, June 06, 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Danielle Roberts
    Product Manager, Personalization and E-commerce
    Kibo

    Danielle Roberts is a personalization and e-commerce product manager for Kibo, responsible for Kibo’s Real Time Individualization solution and for the customer and digital experience verticals of the e-commerce solution. Over her 10-year career, Danielle has also held product management and digital marketing positions at Neiman Marcus and Cardinal Health....

    Kyle Hilbrenner
    Director, E-Commerce Searchandising
    Zoro.com

    Kyle Hilbrenner leads onsite search, merchandising, and taxonomy for Zoro.com, an e-commerce industrial supply company. He has experience working in both B2C and B2B environments with a focus on e-commerce analytics, online strategy, and conversion rate optimization. Kyle’s interests lie in testing, automation, and scaling large e-commerce projects....

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    Tuesday, June 06, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Chris Perry
    Director, E-Commerce
    WellPet

    At WellPet, makers of Wellness natural pet food, Chris Perry heads up the development of e-commerce strategy, capabilities and pure play and omnichannel retail partnerships for North America with full channel P&L responsibility for all brands. He also serves as internal lead on digital media and marketing, omnichannel strategy, international...

    Melissa Burdick
    Vice President, E-Commerce
    The Mars Agency

    Melissa Burdick spent a decade at Amazon.com (2005-2015) where she helped launch the Consumables and Media businesses. She helped structure the early strategy for the retail consumables business and assisted 300 CPG manufacturers — from P&G to Burt’s Bees — with their launches on Amazon. Melissa also was an early...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Rob Royer
    Founder, Chief Executive Officer
    Interior Define

    Rob Royer is the founder and chief executive officer of Interior Define. Launched in 2014, Interior Define offers well-crafted, customizable sofas to the mid-market. Rob was one of the first employees at Bonobos and later served as customer intelligence director at FCB Chicago. He holds a Master’s in Integrated Marketing...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Julie Schmitt
    E-Commerce Operations Manager
    TOPS Products

    Julie Schmitt has more than 20 years’ experience in integrated marketing and e-commerce. She taught herself HTML and programming in Notepad in the early days of the World Wide Web, and has since worked across departmental lines to bring new initiatives in lead management, e-commerce and product information management to...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Mark Friedman
    President, E-Commerce
    Steve Madden

    Mark brings 25 years of strategic and tactical experience to the direct marketing business, with the last 15 years focused on the online channel within multichannel retail. Prior to Steve Madden, he was chief digital marketing officer at Warnaco, responsible for the Speedo, Calvin Klein Underwear and Calvin Klein Jeans...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Marta Dalton
    Director of E-Commerce
    Coca-Cola

    Marta Dalton is director of e-commerce at Coca-Cola, where she leads the B2B e-commerce business in North America. She got her start in e-commerce in 2004 in Tokyo and enjoys the mix of technology, marketing and operations that make up the world of e-commerce. Earlier, Marta led development and database...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Andrea Leigh
    Chief Executive Officer
    Andrea K. Leigh Consulting

    Andrea Leigh is owner of Andrea K. Leigh Consulting, where she works with brands to unlock their e-commerce potential and set sustainable, profitable, long-term strategies. Prior to launching her firm, Andrea worked 10 years in Amazon’s retail business, most recently as general manager and category leader for Amazon.ca, leading the...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Ali Wing
    Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President, Digital Commerce
    Maurices

    Ali Wing is the chief marketing officer and executive vice president of digital commerce at maurices, a billion-dollar omnichannel speciality retailer and subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group. Ali started her career with Nike in marketing and later moved into corporate development. From creating brand, marketing and digital strategies for venture...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Brandon Harden
    Owner
    Seven Times Six

    Brandon Harden is an owner of Seven Times Six, an online apparel company founded in 2005 as Real Deal Sales LLC. Real Deal Sales started as a lost freight/salvage business that focused on media products and sold primarily on eBay. Later, the company evolved to manufacturing and a traditional retail...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Allison Sabia
    Vice President, General Manager, E-Commerce, Global Components
    Arrow Electronics

    Allison Sabia has more than 20 years of experience in the electronics distribution industry. As vice president and general manager of Arrow Electronics’ global e-commerce business, she is responsible for creating cohesion between Arrow’s traditional distribution business and the digital ecosystem. She previously served as vice president of sales enablement...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 2:45 PM - 3:25 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Bernardine Wu
    Chief Executive Officer
    FitForCommerce

    Bernardine Wu is founder and chief executive officer of FitForCommerce, a boutique consultancy that helps hundreds of brands and retailers through digital, e-commerce and omnichannel strategies, technology and innovation, and organizational optimization. Her early career and focus on investment diligence began at Accenture and Wall Street....

    Milton Pappas
    Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing
    HBC Digital

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    Tuesday, June 06, 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM


    Tuesday, June 06, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Colin Sebastian
    Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst, Internet
    Robert W. Baird and Co.

    Colin Sebastian covers internet and e-commerce for investment firm Robert W. Baird. Prior to joining Baird in 2011, Colin spent six years at Lazard, having established the company’s internet and digital media research practice. He also worked as an investment banker at JP Morgan/Hambrecht & Quist. Prior to Wall Street,...

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    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Craig Smith
    Chief Executive Officer
    Trinity Insight LLC

    Craig Smith founded optimization agency Trinity Insight in 2006. The company provides optimization and digital marketing services to hundreds of retailers’ and brands’ digital properties. Trinity is a member of the Inc 5000 for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. and Craig was chosen for the Future 50--a selection...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 3:25 PM - 3:40 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Jay Kent
    Managing Director
    SLBPerformance Consulting

    Jay Kent is managing director of SLBPerformance Consulting. Previously, he was chief supply chain officer at GNC/General Nutrition Corp. Jay has extensive leadership experience in omnichannel, fulfillment operations, transportation negotiations, retail distribution, store operations and other key areas spanning manufacturing, procurement and logistics. Jay has held senior supply chain roles...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Melissa Feemster
    Senior Vice President, Retail Partnerships
    Fitz

    Melissa Feemster is senior vice president of retail partnerships at Fitz/www.yourfitz.com, a fashion startup based in New York. Prior to this role, she was the general manager of Rakuten LinkShare, overseeing relationships with Sephora, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Estee Lauder, Chase and other leading brands. Melissa holds an MBA...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Craig Smith
    Chief Executive Officer
    Trinity Insight LLC

    Craig Smith founded optimization agency Trinity Insight in 2006. The company provides optimization and digital marketing services to hundreds of retailers’ and brands’ digital properties. Trinity is a member of the Inc 5000 for the fastest growing companies in the U.S. and Craig was chosen for the Future 50--a selection...

    Lori McDonald
    President & CEO
    Brilliance Business Solutions

    Lori McDonald is president and CEO of Brilliance Business Solutions (www.BrillianceWeb.com), a Milwaukee-based company that provides web commerce and content services with a focus on helping B2B companies realize the untapped potential of the web. After graduating from Purdue University in Computer-Electrical Engineering, Lori worked at NASA-Johnson Space Center...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Eric Heller
    Chief Executive Officer, Founder
    Marketplace Ignition

    Eric Heller, chief executive officer of Marketplace Ignition, has been working in online retail since joining Amazon.com in January 1999. During that time, he managed online marketing programs for Amazon.com, Redfin and Expedia. He founded Marketplace Ignition, which has helped more than 400 brands manage their Amazon/marketplace presence....

    Jamie Dooley
    Head, E-Commerce
    Dorel Juvenile Group

    Jamie Dooley is head of e-commerce for Dorel Juvenile Group, a manufacturer of juvenile and baby products whose brands include Safety 1st, Maxi-Cosi, Quinny, Disney Baby, Eddie Bauer and Tiny Love. Prior to Dorel, he held leadership roles in e-commerce strategy and merchandising with BabiesRUs.com, Dunkin’ Brands (DunkinDonuts.com), and Wayfair....

    Melissa Burdick
    Vice President, E-Commerce
    The Mars Agency

    Melissa Burdick spent a decade at Amazon.com (2005-2015) where she helped launch the Consumables and Media businesses. She helped structure the early strategy for the retail consumables business and assisted 300 CPG manufacturers — from P&G to Burt’s Bees — with their launches on Amazon. Melissa also was an early...

    Scot Wingo
    Co-Founder, Executive Chairman
    ChannelAdvisor

    ChannelAdvisor Executive Chairman Scot Wingo sets the strategic direction for the company and works closely with the management team to align product direction with market trends. Scot received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Computer Engineering degree from...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 3:55 PM - 4:10 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Felicia Marie Geller
    Brand Director
    House of Harlow 1960

    Felicia Marie Geller has worked in the fashion industry more than two decades, bringing new brands to market, expanding distribution for fledgling brands and witnessing the disruption of the industry. Her expertise in improving the client experience and building brand loyalty have allowed her to work with some of...

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    Tuesday, June 06, 4:10 PM - 4:25 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Christian Holston
    Senior Enterprise Architect
    GameStop

    Christian Holston is a senior enterprise architect with GameStop, where he oversees their marketing, omnichannel and cloud technology strategies. After joining the company in 2004, he's acted as engineer, architect and development manager of GameStop.com. Prior to GameStop, Christian worked as a technology consultant across numerous industries....

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    Wednesday, June 07, 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

    • Room: Skyline Ballroom
    Speaker(s)
    David Southworth
    Vice President
    IRCE | Emerald Expositions

    David Southworth is an e-commerce and digital marketing leader with significant multichannel experience in the B2C and retail industries. His experience ranges from strategy creation to operational execution. He has worked in e-commerce leadership roles for companies such as Ulta Beauty, OfficeMax, Sears and Claire’s Stores....

    Kurt Peters
    Executive Editor
    Internet Retailer

    Kurt Peters holds ultimate responsibility for all Internet Retailer content, including Internet Retailer magazine, InternetRetailer.com, IRNewsLink, The Top 500 Guide and other guides to the e-commerce industry, Mobile Strategies 360, and B2B E-Commerce World. Kurt is also responsible for agenda development for the Internet Retailer conference under a contract between...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

    • Room: Skyline Ballroom
    Speaker(s)
    Mary Beth Laughton
    Senior Vice President, Digital
    Sephora

    Mary Beth Laughton is Sephora’s senior vice president of digital. She oversees all digital activities for Sephora, including the e-commerce business as well as mobile, store digital, omnichannel experiences, innovation and CRM/analytics. She serves on the Operating Committee for the company. Sephora’s e-commerce business has tripled since Mary Beth joined...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    • Room: Skyline Ballroom
    Speaker(s)
    Barbara Corcoran
    Shark Investor
    "Shark Tank" TV Series

    Barbara Corcoran is an entrepreneur, author and celebrity investor on ABC’s TV series “Shark Tank.” She held 20 jobs until age 23, when she quit waitressing and borrowed $1,000 to start a New York real estate company that grew into a $5 billion business. As a celebrity investor on “Shark...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    • Room: Exhibit Hall
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    Wednesday, June 07, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Al Cardona
    Director, E-Commerce
    The Mountain

    Al Cardona is the director of e-commerce at the Mountain Corp. As part of his role, Al manages all digital and e-commerce efforts for the company’s retail and wholesale side. A veteran of 20 years in the digital realm, Al specializes in building e-commerce infrastructure for small to...

    Peter Moloney
    Chief Executive Officer
    Loyalty Builders

    Peter Moloney is CEO of Loyalty Builders, an analytics-as-a-service company specializing in low-cost, high-impact predictive customer intelligence for retail and e-commerce marketing. Peter's 30-year career includes executive positions in marketing, business strategy, and investment for IT technology companies and 10 years as CEO of Ideabank, Inc., a marketing and strategic...

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    • Room: Ballroom A
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    Willis Weirich
    Vice President, Logistics
    Neiman Marcus Group

    Willis Weirich he leads a team responsible for supporting the brands within the Neiman Marcus portfolio, including all aspects of global logistics and the intersection with fulfillment in Neiman Marcus’ omnichannel supply chain. He is responsible for aligning internal and external partners to support strategic initiatives and contribute to growth...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
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    Jose Niño
    Vice President, E-Commerce, Digital Marketing
    Perry Ellis International

    Jose Niño oversees several facets of Perry Ellis’ domestic and international e-commerce strategy including P&L responsibility and direct-to-consumer e-commerce brands (Perry Ellis, Original Penguin, Cubavera and Callaway Golf Apparel). His leadership extends to wholesale e-commerce marketing strategies as well as the company's digital, omnichannel strategy for more than a dozen...

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    • Room: Ballroom C
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    Gian Fulgoni
    Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    comScore, Inc.

    Gian Fulgoni is co-founder and chief executive officer of comScore Inc. Founded in 1999, comScore provides services to more than 3,300 clients worldwide. Its services encompass syndicated and custom solutions in the measurement of online audiences, e-commerce, advertising, search, video, mobile and TV viewing. The company also offers an extensive...

    Louis DeJianne
    Director, Retail Marketing
    UPS

    Louis DeJianne directs corporate marketing for the retail industry at UPS, which includes the annual UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper study. He was previously the director of marketing for UPS’s South California District where he was responsible for marketing and revenue management of more than $3.7 billion annually. Louis...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
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    Tony Fross
    Vice President, Digital Strategy
    Capgemini Consulting

    Tony Fross leads Capgemini Consulting’s North American Digital Strategy practice. He brings more than 20 years of experience leading the development of digital and business strategies as well as overseeing global business transformation initiatives. Prior to Capgemini, Tony served as evangelist for integrated agency THINK New Ideas. At Scient, he...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Bill Mirabito
    CEO & Principal
    B2C Partners

    For the past decade, Bill Mirabito has served as CEO and Principal of e-commerce consultants B2C Partners. His firm recruits veteran talent from top online retailers and deploys them to help clients with digital strategy, vendor selection, delivery management and interim executive leadership. B2C Partners serves brick-and-mortar retailers and consumer...

    Laura Casciano
    Manager, Operations
    Godiva Chocolatier

    Laura Casciano is operations manager at Godiva Chocolatier, where she manages relationships with third-party operational services vendors including drop ship partners. Prior to Godiva, Laura was purchasing and inventory control manager for the Retail Division of Schoeneman Corp., a beauty supply company. She has buyer experience at both QVC and...

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    • Room: Ballroom E
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    Michael Shady
    Senior Director, Web Operations Process
    Home Depot

    As senior director of web operations process for HomeDepot.com., Mike Shady's responsibilities include digital content strategy and execution, enterprise item data management and product content creation. Mike has held multiple leadership roles focused on online retailing and merchandising during his 14 years with The Home Depot. Most recently,...

    Quinn Whissen
    Director of Marketing
    Vertical Measures

    Quinn Whissen is the director of marketing at Vertical Measures, a content marketing agency based in Phoenix, Arizona. Quinn leads internal cross-platform content marketing efforts, and works on crafting large-scale strategies for clients. She has keen insights into both the high-level strategic work and day-to-day implementation that goes into creating...

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    Mike Zhang
    Vice President, E-Commerce, Digital Marketing, Innovation
    Lands' End

    Mike Zhang is vice president of e-commerce, digital marketing and innovation at Lands’ End, where he leads e-commerce through all digital channels and supports the unified omni user experience. With more than 15 years’ experience in e-commerce, Mike drives growth through profitable customer acquisition, personalized user experience and data-driven marketing....

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    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Ken Cassar
    Principal Analyst
    Slice Intelligence

    Ken Cassar is the principal analyst at Slice Intelligence, where he oversees Slice’s research agenda; identifying and contextualizing e-commerce industry trends from Slice’s panel of 5 million U.S. online consumers. Previously, he was senior vice president for analytic solutions at Nielsen, where he collaborated with clients to help them...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Jayson Serrault
    Chief Marketing and Technology Officer
    Batteries Plus Bulbs

    Jayson Serrault is the chief marketing and technology officer at Batteries Plus Bulbs. He leads the marketing, e-commerce, IT, data structure and business intelligence functions. Batteries Plus Bulbs is an omnichannel retailer and franchisor with more than 700 stores offering batteries, light bulbs and smartphone repair services. Prior to Batteries...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM


    Wednesday, June 07, 1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Jason Roussos
    Vice President, Marketing & E-Commerce
    United States Gold Bureau

    Jason Roussos, vice president of marketing and e-commerce at the United States Gold Bureau, an online retailer of investment-quality gold coins and bars, is an executive with over 17 years of experience in business development, e-commerce, retail, B2B and startup companies. Comfortable in a fast-paced environment where leadership, innovation,...

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    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Nicole Gardner
    Chief Operating Officer
    DORMIFY

    Nicole Gardner is the chief operating officer of Dormify, a lifestyle brand and e-commerce business that is transforming the way that young adults decorate their small spaces. Part of the founding team, Nicole led initial brand development, business strategy, seed financing and the e-commerce launch in 2011. She now heads...

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    Speaker(s)
    David Blackmer
    Director of Operations
    AAPC Member Solutions

    David Blackmer has been working in healthcare business operations and marketing for almost a decade, with several years of relevant experience before then. He is currently the director of operations at AAPC, a healthcare education and credentialing organization, ensuring that every department runs as efficiently as possible. He has authored...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Alan Behr
    Partner, Chairman, Fashion Practice
    Phillips Nizer LLP

    Alan Behr practices in corporate, intellectual property, art and entertainment law and is the chairman of Phillips Nizer’s Fashion Law Practice Group. He represents apparel, accessories and consumer products retailers, individual designers, electronic entertainment, emerging technologies and publishing companies. Alan is a trained mediator and arbitrator, handling alternative dispute resolution...

    Zach Toczynski
    Director, Global Brand Enforcement
    Levi Strauss & Co.

    Zach Toczynski oversees global programs related to anti-counterfeiting, online enforcement and trademark infringement matters for the Levi's, Dockers, Denizen and Signature brands. Prior to Levi Strauss & Co., Zach was a legislative assistant for the Monroe Country Legislature of New York state; senior manager, anti-piracy training and investigations for the...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Michael Ward
    Owner
    Best Costume & Toy Deals

    Michael Ward is owner and founder of Best Costume & Toy Deals, which has been selling online since 1998. Prior to launching the e-retailer, Michael built expertise in sales and finance, having worked in car dealerships and starting his own business right out of high school, the Tropical Sun Tanning...

    Victor Rosenman
    Chief Executive Officer, Founder
    Feedvisor

    Victor Rosenman is chief executive officer and founder of Feedvisor. Before founding Feedvisor, Victor was a founder of MyDrifts, an innovative social media marketing startup and a senior research and development manager at Sun Microsystems. Victor holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and an Executive MBA from Kellogg Northwestern....

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    Wednesday, June 07, 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Brett Curry
    Chief Executive Officer
    OMG Commerce

    Brett Curry is the CEO of OMG Commerce and the lead strategist at e-commerce agency Classy Llama. Brett built his first marketing agency in 2003 and launched his first successful SEO campaign in 2004. He now leads a team of SEM and SEO professionals serving the e-commerce community...

    Nico Cabral
    Product Marketing Manager
    Tech Armor

    Nico Cabral oversees the marketing strategy for Tech Armor across multiple global e-commerce platforms including 11 regional Amazon channels, TechArmor.com, eBay, Walmart.com and more. With a career in marketing and brand development that spans more than 15 years across B2C and B2B focuses, he coordinates unified social media, PPC, video,...

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    Speaker(s)
    Jay Dunn
    Partner
    Chief Outsiders

    Jay Dunn is chief marketing officer of Chief Outsiders, a leading management and marketing consulting firm that provides companies with veteran CMO expertise in an outsource model. Jay is the former chief marketing officer for Bare Necessities, former vice president of marketing for Lane Bryant, and currently a strategic marketing...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Joe Milano
    Senior Vice President, General Manager, Digital Retail
    Saks Fifth Avenue

    Joe Milano is senior vice president and general manager of digital retail at Saks Fifth Avenue, a division of Hudson’s Bay Company. Joe has spent more than a decade leading e-commerce strategy for Fortune 100 companies such as Amazon, Shopbop and Sears Holding Corp. At Saks, Joe uses his experience...

    Oscar Sachs
    Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
    Salesfloor

    Oscar Sachs is chief executive officer and co-founder of Salesfloor, a platform that allows customers to shop online directly with their local store or favorite associate. Formerly a retail executive responsible for store operations at the Aldo Group and Best Buy, Oscar led early omnichannel initiatives to create a bridge...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Matt Kubancik
    President, Founder
    Street Moda

    Matt Kubancik is president and founder of Street Moda, which sells men’s and women’s branded and private label footwear, outerwear and accessories through its website and various marketplaces including Amazon, eBay, Sears, Wal-Mart, Jet, Pricefalls and Rakuten, among others. Matt also co-founded Agile Harbor, a warehouse management solution provider....

    Tony Chvala
    Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer
    Pricefalls.com

    Tony Chvala is chief operating officer and chief marketing officer of Pricefalls.com, a pure-play third-party marketplace. He brings to the role more than 20 years’ experience in retail, private label and e-commerce. Through P&L management and focus on the customer, Tony has grown multibillion-dollar businesses for Fortune 500 corporations (Amazon,...

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    Speaker(s)
    Kenneth Moyer
    Vice President, Supply Chain Strategies
    LJM Consultants

    Kenneth Moyer has more than 23 years of industry experience, including a 16-year multidisciplinary tenure at UPS. During his time with UPS, he spent eight years in pricing, developing, analyzing and implementing UPS pricing and costing models. In this role, Kenneth built thousands of UPS incentive agreements and reviewed many...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

    • Room: Exhibit Hall
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    Wednesday, June 07, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Chad Waite
    Manager, Marketing
    AvantLink.com

    Chad Waite is the marketing manager for the AvantLink affiliate networks and a six-year veteran of the affiliate industry. He is also a co-founder of the Fervora brand ambassador marketing platform and a lover of anything digital marketing. ...

    Sarah Hohman
    Affiliate Program Manager
    Cabela's

    Sarah Hohman is the in-house affiliate manager for Cabela’s. She has been in the industry for five years, with experience in managing a number of programs for large brands, with an emphasis on products and programs for outdoors enthusiasts. She has a passion for digital marketing and analytics, which has...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Lauren Freedman
    Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy, Chief Merchant
    Astound Commerce

    Lauren Freedman is senior vice president of digital strategy and chief merchant for the e-tailing group, an Astound Commerce company. In this role, she is building a global strategy practice for the full-service digital agency, consulting with clients on the customer experience while also developing thought leadership through consumer research...

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    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Stefanie Frenking
    Head of Recruiting and Feel Good Management
    Spreadshirt

    Stefanie Frenking serves as feel-good manager and head of recruiting at Spreadshirt. She is also responsible for aspects of company culture and internal communication. Prior to Spreadshirt, Stefanie worked for a language travel provider in Spain. ...

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    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Maia Haag
    Co-Founder, President
    I See Me!

    Maia Haag is co-founder and president of I See Me!, publisher of personalized children’s storybooks sold through its website and retailers including Pottery Barn Kids, Nordstrom and Toys R Us. I See Me! is primarily a direct-to-consumer business. The company continues to expand by developing personalized puzzles, coloring books, growth...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Gregg Throgmartin
    President, General Manager
    Fabletics

    Gregg Throgmartin is president and general manager at Fabletics, one of four brands built by TechStyle Fashion Group and co-founded by actress Kate Hudson. Since he joined the company in late 2014, Fabletics has grown from $50 million to $200 million in annual revenue, and has expanded into the brick-and-mortar...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    David Butler
    Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate School
    Middle Tennessee State University

    David Butler recently joined Middle Tennessee State University after 16 years at The University of Southern Mississippi, where he was a Professor and launched the Call Center Research Laboratory. David has a doctorate in geography from the University of Cincinnati. David’s research interests include contact centers, race and tourism aviation,...

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    • Room: Ballroom E
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    Joseph Gustafson
    Digital Marketing Analyst
    Americaneagle.com

    Joseph Gustafson is a digital marketing strategist at Americaneagle.com. He is experienced with numerous web and marketing platforms, well-versed with internet marketing, website management, utilization of social networks for marketing purposes, passionate about marketing and creating successful advertising campaigns and a frequent industry speaker. With social media, PR,...

    Michael Dominelli
    President
    PinMart.com

    Michael Dominelli is the president of PinMart, Inc., an e-commerce company specializing in helping people promote their identity, message or cause. A niche marketing specialist who believes what you sell is equally important as how you sell it, Michael got his start in e-commerce in 1999 when PinMart launched the...

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    Harrison Lewin
    Associate Director
    L2

    Harrison is an associate director on the retail team (fashion, specialty retail, activewear) at L2. Working in client strategy, his expertise is in key digital opportunities across four core dimensions; site and e-commerce, digital marketing, social media and mobile. Harrison has an agency background with a specialization in digital marketing....

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Bill Toney
    Vice President, Global RFID Market Development
    Avery Dennison

    Bill Toney leads Avery Dennison’s Global RFID Market Development team with the goal of accelerating market adoption worldwide. His primary focus is on the strategic business impact of inventory accuracy on the apparel retail sector. Prior to this role, Bill was senior vice president, omnichannel fulfillment solutions at eBay Enterprise....

    Pam Sweeney
    Senior Vice President, Logistics
    Macy's

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    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Frank Lavin
    Chief Executive Officer, Founder
    Export Now

    Frank Lavin is chief executive officer and founder of Export Now, which operates e-commerce stores in China for international companies. Frank was under secretary for international trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2005-2007, when he served as lead trade negotiator for China and India and was a senior...

    Jennifer Bayon
    Vice President, International Sales
    Paris Presents

    Jennifer Bayon leads Paris Presents’ business development in more than 60 countries outside the United States. She oversees the UK subsidiary and a network of distributors throughout Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada, to develop brands in food, drug, mass and perfumery retailers. Prior to joining Paris...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    David Cost
    Vice President, E-Commerce, Digital Marketing
    Rainbow Shops

    David Cost is vice president of e-commerce and digital marketing at Rainbow Shops, an omnichannel fashion retailer operating more than 1,100 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Prior to Rainbow, David was with Deb Shops where he rebuilt and relaunched Deb’s digital presence and...

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    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Forest Bronzan
    Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
    Email Aptitude

    Forest Broznan is co-founder and CEO at Email Aptitude. With nearly 15 years of enterprise email leadership, he has lead strategy and program overhauls for some of the world’s biggest brands, and is an inventor of multiple pending patents. At Email Aptitude, Forest plays a central role in product development...

    Griffin Thall
    Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
    Pura Vida Bracelets

    Griffin Thall is CEO of Pura Vida Bracelets, a hand-made bracelet company. Prior to co-founding Pura Vida Bracelets, Griffin attended San Diego State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in marketing. During his time there, Griffin led the internet marketing division for a large restaurant chain in the area....

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    Scott Kincaid
    Vice President, User Experience
    Usability Sciences

    Scott Kincaid started in the usability industry more than 20 years ago. During his career, Scott has spent more than 15 years working for Usability Sciences, a small research consulting company in Dallas. As to be expected in small companies, he has worn many hats including researcher, operations manager, sales...

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    • Room: Ballroom C
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    Reid Greenberg
    Senior Vice President, E-Commerce, Digital
    Kantar Retail

    Reid Greenberg leads Kantar Retail’s global e-commerce and digital market insights team, overseeing thought leadership for North America, Europe and globally. His team covers Amazon and other pure-play online retailers, e-commerce efforts of brick-and-mortar retailers, multichannel best practices, emerging digital/e-commerce trends and the omnichannel shopper. He’s held a variety of...

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    David Liu
    Director, Information Technology, E-Commerce
    Azalea Boutique

    Since joining Azalea Boutique Inc. in 2011, David Liu has served as the lead manager in information technology, with emphasis on fraud mitigation for the San Francisco company, whose operations encompass five locations, two e-commerce properties, and a wholesale clothing brand. As manager of IT and fraud prevention at tobi.com,...

    Pedro Chiamulera
    Chief Executive Officer
    ClearSale

    Pedro Chiamulera founded ClearSale in 2001 as a small start-up; it’s now an international provider of outsourced fraud prevention with more than 700 employees, operations in Brazil and the US, and global clients including Sony, Dell, and Chanel. In 2010, ClearSale was Brazil’s 2nd-fastest growing company. ClearSale has ranked among...

    Thad Peterson
    Senior Analyst
    Aite Group

    Thad Peterson is senior analyst with Aite Group, focusing on evolution of the payment space, the customer payment experience and merchant acquiring. His consulting background includes engagements on credit and debit cards, mobile payments, airline payment platforms, consumer and merchant loyalty, payment technology evolution, stored value and product innovation. Thad...

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    Wednesday, June 07, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM


    Thursday, June 08, 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

    • Room: Skyline Ballroom
    Speaker(s)
    George Hanson
    Vice President, North America E-Commerce and Brand House Stores
    Under Armour

    With nearly two decades of direct-to-consumer experience, George Hanson currently serves as vice president, North America e-commerce & Brand House stores at Under Armour, where he has strategic, operational, and P&L responsibilities for the full-price North America direct-to-consumer business. These responsibilities include merchandising, planning, analytics, operations, customer service, and engineering...

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    Thursday, June 08, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

    • Room: Skyline Ballroom
    Speaker(s)
    Miki Racine Berardelli
    Chief Executive Officer
    Kidbox

    Prior to joining Kidbox as chief executive officer, Miki Racine Berardelli was president of digital commerce and chief marketing officer at Chico’s FAS. As CMO of Tory Burch, she engineered, built and led the digital e-commerce business and oversaw global marketing. Before joining Tory Burch in 2009, Miki spent eight...

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    Thursday, June 08, 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

    • Room: Skyline Ballroom
    Speaker(s)
    Allison Enright
    Editor
    Internet Retailer

    As editor of business magazine Internet Retailer, which serves the needs of e-commerce professionals, Allison Enright takes the pulse of industry, analyzing critical e-retail industry trends for more than 45,000 monthly subscribers. Her coverage areas include Amazon, online marketplaces, technology and e-commerce operations. Prior to joining Internet Retailer in 2010,...

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    Thursday, June 08, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


    Thursday, June 08, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Blake Harrison
    Senior Director, Digital Marketing
    Nutrisystem

    Blake Harrison serves as senior director of digital marketing at Nutrisystem. In this role, he is charged with leading acquisition marketing, web analytics and website optimization. Over the past 16 years, Blake has managed online marketing for companies such as Grey Advertising, NetPlus Marketing, Charming Shoppes (Lane Bryant, Fashion Bug...

    Jim Cain
    Chief Executive Officer
    Napkyn Inc.

    Jim Cain founded Napkyn Analytics in 2009. He successfully bootstrapped what has become a multi-million dollar analytics consulting agency in Canada that focuses on helping executives in retail and e-commerce to track, measure and learn from high-quality data so they can make more intelligent decisions for their businesses. In 2014,...

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    • Room: Ballroom E
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    Ian Leslie
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Industry West

    Ian is the chief marketing opfficer of Industry West, one of the country’s few furniture e-retailers without a brick-and-mortar location. With more than 10 years of experience in integrated marketing communications, he has built highly effective campaigns within both the retail and higher education verticals, including the US Navy and...

    Susan J. Reilly
    President, Founder
    Reilly Connect

    Susan Reilly is president and founder of Reilly Connect, an award-winning digital communications and integrated marketing firm. Susan leads a team of professionals with senior-level expertise acquired through decades of experience in virtually every marketing, advertising and public relations scenario. She has over 25 years of experience across...

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    • Room: Ballroom C
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    Martin Barthel
    Global Head, E-Commerce, Retail Strategy
    Facebook

    Martin Barthel is the global head of e-commerce and retail strategy at Facebook, responsible for developing category-specific strategies to benefit both pure-play and multichannel retailers. Prior to Facebook, Martin worked more than 10 years for eBay. Most recently, he was a member of the German management team, leading the eBay...

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    Peeyush Nahar
    Vice President
    Amazon Marketplace

    Peeyush Nahar leads the Merchant Fulfilled Delivery Experience, Amazon Business Marketplace and Amazon Lending teams, whose efforts span across the 11 global markets in which Amazon operates. Peeyush oversees engineering, product management, data sciences, and sales and marketing. He has also held several roles in Amazon’s operations and customer service...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Imran Ansani
    Principal Manager, Innovation for Product Content Acquisition & Technology, Global E-Commerce
    Walmart Labs

    Imran Ansani works in Walmart Global E-Commerce and has more than 15 years’ experience in e-commerce product management, content curation technology and omnichannel innovation across industry leading companies, including Wal-Mart, FedEx and HP. Imran holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of International Management, Arizona, and Economics and Engineering...

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    Thursday, June 08, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Krishna Gupta
    Chief Executive Officer
    Sortfolio

    Krishna Gupta is chief executive officer of Sortfolio, which brings design customers together with more than 15,000 international design agencies listed on Sortfolio. He is also co-founder of BeanGenius, a coffee subscription and discovery service. ...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
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    Naheed Quaisar
    Chief Executive Officer
    Health Products For You

    Naheed Quaisar launched healthproductsforyou.com in 2002 and it now consists of more than 15 health and wellness niche stores all under the umbrella brand of HPFY Stores. Offering customers different user experiences based on shopping preference has increased customer satisfaction and retention. In 2009 Naheed co-founded an Indian startup healthvistas.com....

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    Elizabeth Cordeiro
    Senior Digital Account Manager
    Whereoware

    Elizabeth Cordeiro is responsible for the strategy, implementation, and analysis of digital marketing campaigns for Whereoware's B2B and B2C clients. She specializes in developing automated email programs triggered by buyer behavior and user personas, and in website content optimization and products merchandising. ...

    Lisa Wohlhart
    Vice President of Digital, Marketing & Creative
    Plum & Post

    Lisa Wohlhart is head of digital, marketing and creative for Foreside Home & Garden, a leading manufacturer of home and garden décor. She is responsible for all marketing and ecommerce strategies for Foreside which included the development and continued management of Plum & Post, a direct to consumer online marketplace....

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    • Room: Ballroom A
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    Jay Hanson
    Vice President, Hard Goods Merchandising
    eBay Inc.

    Jay Hanson, vice president of merchandising, leads the electronics, motor vehicles, vehicles parts and accessories, business and industrial, and gift cards verticals for eBay North America. Prior to his current role, Jay served on the company’s European leadership team as vice president of European Expansion and Cross-Border Trade. Since joining...

    Spencer Apland
    Owner, Founder
    541 Motorsports

    Four years ago, Spencer Apland was in business school but not yet quite sure what he wanted to do with his life. A do-it-yourself mechanic, he had a sudden insight after buying a wrecked car for parts for his own vehicle: he could sell the leftovers on eBay. One...

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    Speaker(s)
    Denis Coombes
    Director
    ROI Revolution

    In his time at ROI, Denis Coombes has overseen tens of millions of dollars in pay-per-cllick ad spend, specifically for retailers, and he understands where and how to look in order to improve results accordingly. Denis hails from South Africa, and for more than 10 years, he has run online...

    Heather Petersen
    Manager, E-Commerce
    Kayser-Roth Corp.

    Heather Peterson is the e-commerce manager at Kayser-Roth Corporation, owner of apparel brands including HUE and No Nonsense. With more than 10 years of experience in e-commerce, she heads up strategic planning across multiple digital marketing channels. Prior to joining Kayser-Roth, Heather was the e-commerce analyst for the...

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    Thursday, June 08, 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM


    Thursday, June 08, 1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Loren Padelford
    Vice President and General Manager
    Shopify Plus

    Loren is the vice president and general manager of Shopify Plus, a leading commerce platform supporting high-growth, high-volume merchants. He leads a cross-functional team dedicated to providing the scalability, flexibility and reliability that customerssuch as GE, Kylie Jenner, Tesla, RadioShack, Nestle and others need in order to thrive. Previously, Loren...

    Nick Annacone
    President
    Kith NYC

    A collegiate basketball player whose father played professional tennis and coached Pete Sampras and Roger Federer, Nick Annacone’s sights were set on a career in professional sports until he had the opportunity to intern at Kith, the New York-based lifestyle brand. Today, as president and head of operations at...

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    Johanna Breman Tzur
    Chief Marketing Officer
    R2Net | JamesAllen.com

    Johanna Breman Tzur is chief marketing officer of R2Net, parent company of James Allen, the world's largest privately held online retailer of diamond bridal jewelry. Johanna is passionate about cross-cultural marketing and has a history of brand-building in the mass and luxury goods sectors. She has advised category-leading companies, venture...

    Nate Ligons
    Digital Marketing Specialist
    OFM Inc.

    Nathaniel Ligons produces video content for OFM’s social media channels, the company website and furniture dealers nationwide. Furniture distributor OFM earned an award for Best Product Video of the Year at the 2016 IR Excellence Awards. Prior to producing over 400 videos at OFM, Nathaniel produced for a marketing firm,...

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    Speaker(s)
    Dave Gans
    Web and E-Commerce Manager
    Klipsch Group Inc.

    As the web and e-commerce manager at Klipsch Group, Inc., a manufacturer and retailer of speakers, headphones and home audio equipment, Dave Gans oversees the company’s omnichannel digital marketing strategy for paid search, display, retargeting, social advertising, email and SEO. Throughout his career, he has held digital marketing positions in...

    Michael Mothner
    Founder, Chief Executive Officer
    Wpromote

    Michael Mothner is the founder and CEO of Wpromote, a full service online marketing firm with extensive expertise in digital commerce solutions that works with a wide range of companies. A thought leader in the online community, he is a frequent speaker and writer on the industry. He...

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    Frank Hwang
    Senior Manager, Digital Marketing, Paid Media
    Timberland

    Frank Hwang is senior manager, digital marketing and paid media at Timberland. He focuses on bringing the brand and its products to life across the consumer journey. He has worked on Timberland’s Global Brand team, focused on high growth categories, influencer and content strategies. Previously, he was the Global and...

    Justin Picciano
    Senior Vice President, Customer Success
    Olapic

    Justin Picciano leads Olapic's Customer Success team, responsible for account management, implementation and support services globally. He has more than 20 years of experience, starting with a career leading large-scale client engagements at Accenture. He then went on to transform support organizations in-house, as well as leading account management and...

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    • Room: Ballroom A
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    Fareeha Ali
    Senior Research Analyst
    Internet Retailer

    Fareeha Ali oversees coverage of online marketplaces for InternetRetailer.com, Internet Retailer research reports and Internet Retailer magazine. She is heavily involved in the research and production of Internet Retailer’s North American and global research products, as well as the analysis of public e-commerce companies’ financials. Previously, she covered the commodities...

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    Thursday, June 08, 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Greg Zakowicz
    Senior Commerce Marketing Analyst
    Bronto Software

    Greg Zakowicz is a senior commerce marketing analyst at Bronto Software. With more than 10 years of experience in email, mobile and social media marketing, he stays on top of the latest trends by leveraging deep insight into the marketing spectrum. His clients include numerous Internet Retailer Top 1000...

    Patrick Gill
    CEO
    eCommerce Outdoors

    Patrick Gill, a co-founder and CEO of eCommerce Outdoors, has 19 years of business experience in e-commerce, retail and marketing management, with a range of start-up ventures, established businesses and non-profit foundations. Beginning with one online storefront, TackleDirect.com, in 1997, the company has evolved into an international multi-brand...

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    Speaker(s)
    Zubair Murtaza
    VP, E-Commerce Product Management & Customer Experience
    Staples

    As Vice President of e-commerce product management & customer experience for Staples, Zubair Murtaza is focused on transforming e-commerce toward a services experience and making Staples the "assistant" of office managers everywhere. Previously a software engineer, Zubair came to Staples from Microsoft, where he developed and grew six technology...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
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    Emily Irish
    Founder
    The Content Carnival

    Emily Irish is founder of The Content Carnival, a content strategy boutique. She's also a content marketer for Zapier, a SaaS provider of code-free integrations between 800+ apps. Previously, as editor-in-chief of Ecommerce Insiders and content manager at ROI Revolution, Emily spent her time working with partners like Google, Amazon...

    Mike Eldridge
    President
    Safety Glasses USA

    Michael Eldridge is founder and chief executive officer of SafetyGlassesUSA.com. His experience as a U.S. Marine veteran, auto mechanic and assembly line technician amplified the importance of vision safety. In October 2000, he turned his knowledge and passion for protective eyewear and promoting vision safety into a successful e-commerce business...

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    Andrew Vagenas
    Chief Executive Officer
    Pharmapacks

    Andrew Vagenas founded Pharmapacks, an online retailer of over-the-counter health and beauty products, in 2011, after starting a retail pharmacy, STV Chemists, in 2006 in the Bronx. He ran the two companies until accepting a buyout for STV Chemists in 2013. His responsibilities include warehouse operations, managing programmers, monitoring...

    Nathan Gordon
    CIO
    Christmas Central

    Nathan has served as Gordon Cos.' chief information officer since its inception in 2004. Nathan manages day-to-day operations for Pool Central, Christmas Central and Northlight divisions of Gordon Cos. In his role, Nathan implements and creates strategic direction and partnerships with vendors, manufacturers and distributors. Under his management, Gordon Cos....

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    • Room: Ballroom C
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    Brian Monahan
    Head, Vertical Strategy
    Pinterest

    Brian Monahan is head of vertical strategy for Pinterest. Prior to joining Pinterest, he led marketing at Walmart.com, where monthly unique visitors grew from 55 million to 85 million. Brian has held various executive roles at the IPG agency holding company including running digital for the global Microsoft account, launching...

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    Thursday, June 08, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

    • Room: Exhibit Hall
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    Thursday, June 08, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Devin Dorosh
    Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
    Grillaholics

    Devin Dorosh is a former corporate executive turned e-commerce entrepreneur. After getting his start in e-commerce with the launch of Amazing Selling Machine 3 in April 2014, he grew his primary brand to seven figures per year on Amazon in just two years. Devin has a passion for internet marketing...

    Rick Backus
    Chief Executive Officer
    CPC Strategy

    Rick Backus has spent his entire professional life in online retail. Before co-founding CPC Strategy in 2007, he worked with price comparison site PriceGrabber.com. Today, Rick is focused on growth opportunities and constantly evolving and improving the online experiences of CPC Strategy clients. He is an active member of Entrepreneurs'...

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    • Room: Ballroom E
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    Greg Shepard
    Chief Strategy Officer
    Pepperjam

    As chief strategy officer at Pepperjam, Greg Shepard charts the company's trajectory for future product and service offerings. Greg originally founded the global affiliate marketing agency, Affiliate Traction, in 1999. It was acquired by eBay Enterprise Marketing Solutions in 2016, and later re-named Pepperjam. Greg also founded the brand compliance...

    Spencer Chesman
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    iGourmet.com

    Spencer Chesman is the founder and CEO of igournmet.com. He began his career as a technology strategist for J.P. Morgan and American Express. Spencer is the third generation of his family to be involved in the imported food industry, with his father now heading the food importing busines founded by...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
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    Jason Miller
    Chief Strategist, Commerce
    Akamai

    Jason Miller is the chief strategist of commerce at Akamai Technologies. He utilizes his more than 18 years of experience in technology and e-commerce to lead Akamai’s e-commerce strategy, including developing thought leadership in the industry, driving decisions on Akamai’s future technologies and interfacing with the retail community and analysts...

    Victor Castro
    Director, Digital Strategies and Solutions
    Zachys Fine Wines

    Victor Castro is the director of digital strategy and solutions at Zachys Fine Wine, a leading purveyor of fine wine and wine auction house, with live auctions in New York, California, Hong Kong and online. Prior to joining Zachys, he was director of e-commerce at The Vermont Teddy Bear Co....

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    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Chris Baker
    Managing Director
    Totem Media

    As managing director at Totem Media, Chris Baker provides digital strategy for global brands with a focus on social media. He founded the digital agency with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Vancouver and a network of more than 500 social media creators, media partners and influencers. Prior to...

    Jennifer Wang
    Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer
    Dealmoon.com

    Jennifer Wang is co-founder and chief marketing officer of Dealmoon.com, an online site offering discounts and deals on luxury and brand name products in apparel, electronics, accessories and other consumer goods. The company, founded in 2009, first focused on Chinese-American customers and has been broadening its customer base both in...

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    • Room: Ballroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Ben Babcock
    Director, Research
    Jet.com

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    Michael Mace
    Vice President, Mobile
    UserTesting

    Michael Mace is a longtime veteran of Silicon Valley. He co-founded two software startups, worked as an executive at Apple and Palm, and consulted on strategy and product planning to many of the tech industry’s leading firms. Michael was vice president of product planning and chief competitive officer at Palm,...

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    Thursday, June 08, 3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

    • Room: Ballroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Ashvin Kumar
    Chief Executive Officer
    Tophatter

    Ashvin Kumar co-founded Tophatter, a live marketplace for mobile shoppers, four years ago. Over 6 million US consumers have installed the app where they participate in live events to find and purchase products in categories including jewelry, fashion accessories, apparel, beauty and electronics. Tophatter is on track to achieve $180...

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    Speaker(s)
    Ian MacDonald
    Director, E-Commerce
    Silver Star Brands

    Ian MacDonald joined Silver Star Brands, parent of Miles Kimball, Walter Drake, Easy Comforts, As We Change, Exposures, Native Remedies and Pet Alive, in 2013 after 2.5 years with PartySuppliesDelivered. There, Ian helped launch and grow to profitability a new party supplies business unit within USMattress.com. Previous to that he...

    Jason Boyce
    Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
    Dazadi.com

    Jason Boyce co-founded Dazadi.com, retailer of sports and outdoor equipment in 2002, and has been acting CEO since 2004. Jason served in the Marine Corps and prior to cofounding Dazadi.com, worked as an account executive at Johnson & Johnson. In 15 years, Jason has had experience in raising capital, designing...

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    • Room: Ballroom C
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    Michael Zung
    Director, Marketing
    Fung Global Retail & Technology

    Michael Zung is marketing director at Fung Global Retail and Technology, a think tank that covers the intersection of retail and technology. He also serves on the Advisory Board of micro-influencer marketing platform MuseFind, and as a mentor at New York-based tech accelerator Entrepreneurs Roundtable. Michael was an early employee...

    Tom Glazer
    Chief Executive Officer
    Graphic Image, GiGi New York

    Tom Glazer is owner of luxury leather goods company Graphic Image and its handbags brand GiGi New York. He began working for his parents in 1980 when the company was focused on leather goods and bookbinding; today he operates Graphic Image, GiGi and their leather factory together with his sister,...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Brad Smith
    Chief Operating Officer
    Cloud Conversion

    Brad Smith, chief operating office of Cloud Conversion, is a passionate, entrepreneurial “operations guy.” His interests span consumer products and internet retail, working in dynamic environments such as Skullcandy, ANOVOS and RIVA Audio, building end-to-end sales operations. At Cloud Conversion, he helps internet retailers revolutionize their back office...

    Nicholas Murdock
    Director of Information Technology
    Level Nine Sports

    Nick Murdock has a long career background in information technology, with years of senior management experience in software application development and e-commerce strategy. Nick joined online sporting goods retailer Level Nine Sports in 2015 to head the IT department. Over the last two years he has been responsible for...

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    • Room: Ballroom E
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    David Escobar
    E-Commerce Senior Manager, Digital Marketplaces, Marketplaces, Analytics & Planning
    Beall's Inc.

    David Escobar is e-commerce senior manager for digital marketing, marketplaces, analytics and planning at Bealls, actively managing digital marketing programs and strategy for e-commerce. In addition to digital marketing, he helps develop the strategy for marketplaces and analytics, and he also handles financial forecasting and planning for e-commerce. ...

    David Rodnitzky
    Founder & CEO
    3Q Digital

    David Rodnitzky is the founder and CEO of 3Q Digital, a position he has held since the company's inception in 2008. Previously, he held senior marketing roles at several Internet companies including Rentals.com, FindLaw, Adteractive and Mercantila. David currently serves on advisory boards for several companies, including Marin Software, MediaBoost,...

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    Thursday, June 08, 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

    • Room: Ballroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Shervin Moghaddam
    Senior Director of Shopping Experience
    eBay Inc.

    Shervin Moghaddam leads product management for eBay’s homepage and browse, product/item and transaction pages globally. He also has responsibility for user-generated product reviews and search engine optimization. Shervin has worked in a variety of roles at eBay since joining the company in London in 2004. Prior to his current role,...

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    Speaker(s)
    Dan Pingree
    Vice President, Marketing
    Moosejaw Mountaineering

    Since 2012, Dan Pingree has been vice president of marketing at Moosejaw Mountaineering, where he oversees all the company’s marketing initiatives including search engine marketing, search engine optimization, email, photo, video, graphic design, content production and publishing, social media, brick and mortar marketing, catalogs, direct mail, A/B testing and data...

    Omer Artun
    Chief Executive Officer, Founder
    AgilOne

    Omer Artun is a software entrepreneur, executive, and published author on the subject of analytics. He holds a Ph.D. in computational neuroscience and physics from Brown University where he studied under Nobel Laureate Physicist Leon Cooper on pattern recognition, data mining and complex systems modeling at the Institute for Brain...

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    • Room: Ballroom A
    Speaker(s)
    Fahim Naim
    Founder
    eShopportunity.com

    Fahim Naim is the founder of eShopportunity, an e-commerce strategy consulting firm. Prior to eShopportunity, he was a category manager at Amazon and managed one of the largest retail categories nearly doubling the business during his tenure. Fahim has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and spent seven...

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    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Tom Montgomery
    Co-Founder, Head, Marketing
    Chubbies Shorts

    Prior to co-founding Chubbies Shorts, Tom was an associate at IDG Ventures US, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology investing. Tom graduated from Stanford University in 2008 with a degree in engineering. ...

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    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Brendan Witcher
    Principal Analyst
    Forrester Research

    Brendan Witcher is principal analyst at Forrester, serving eBusiness and channel strategy professionals. He is a leading expert on e-commerce business, consumer behavior and technology trends in the digital engagement space. He is a noted authority on technology developments that affect both online and offline commerce industries, as well as...

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    Friday, June 09, 8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Don Davis
    Editor in Chief
    Internet Retailer

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    • Room: Room 183 A, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Zak Stambor
    Editor, Online Marketing
    Internet Retailer Magazine

    Zak Stambor is editor, online marketing, of Internet Retailer magazine. He also oversees Internet Retailer’s digital marketing coverage that appears in Internet Retailer magazine and on InternetRetailer.com, as well as in Internet Retailer’s “Best Digital Marketers in E-Commerce” report, a four-part data-centric series that examines online retailers’ use of...

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    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Kurt Peters
    Executive Editor
    Internet Retailer

    Kurt Peters holds ultimate responsibility for all Internet Retailer content, including Internet Retailer magazine, InternetRetailer.com, IRNewsLink, The Top 500 Guide and other guides to the e-commerce industry, Mobile Strategies 360, and B2B E-Commerce World. Kurt is also responsible for agenda development for the Internet Retailer conference under a contract between...

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    Friday, June 09, 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

    • Room: Room 183 A, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Adam Audette
    Senior Vice President, SEO
    Merkle

    Adam Audette is senior vice president of organic search at Merkle, a performance marketing agency. Previously, Adam was chief knowledge officer at RKG, a search and digital agency acquired by Merkle in 2014. Prior to joining RKG, Adam founded a boutique SEO firm which worked with brands such as Zappos,...

    Bob Lyons
    Director, Online Marketing
    Walgreens

    Bob Lyons is a seasoned executive with more than 23 years of experience working in the technology field and 19 years of experience working with web-based businesses. He began his technology career in the armed forces working on the automation of supply chain management systems and managing research and development...

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    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Callie Lushina
    Vice President, Marketing
    BioElements

    A 23-year marketing veteran in the beauty industry, Callie Lushina launched her career at Caboodles and transitioned into trade show and event management where she was recruited by Bioelements Professional Skin Care founder Barbara Salomone to develop the company’s marketing division. As vice president of marketing at Bioelements, Callie defines...

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    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Val DuVernet
    Senior Program Manager, Content, Social Media Strategy
    Advance Auto Parts

    Val DuVernet uses her passion for story-telling and her drive to deliver accurate and meaningful data to create content in online retail and social media, encouraging engagement and creating customers. She spearheaded using video to increase online sales at Advance Auto Parts. Prior to joining Advance, Val operated a national...

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    Friday, June 09, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

    • Room: Room 183 A, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Bill Harding
    CEO
    Bonanza

    Bill leads Bonanza, an e-commerce marketplace where shoppers can find unique, one-of-a-kind items. In 2016, Bonanza was selected as the first "Google Premiere Partner" specializing in Google Shopping. As CEO, Bill seeks to ensure that Bonanza's community of small business entrepreneurs have the needed tools to build their business....

    Judy Oglesby
    Vice President
    Bluepennylady.com

    Judy Oglesby, vice president of Pennyworth Sales, known as Bluepennylady.com online, also serves as the company’s corporate manager in charge of internet sales, online marketing and advertising. After launching offline in 2001 as a liquidation service provider, Pennyworth later launched online, eventually expanding its online presence to Overstock.com auctions until...

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    Friday, June 09, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Harish Abbott
    Chief Executive Officer
    Symphony Commerce

    Harish Abbott is co-founder of Symphony Commerce, an enterprise-level provider of commerce infrastructure as a managed service for rapidly growing brands. Prior to Symphony, Harish was chief product officer for Lulu.com, where he drove product development and revenues for the world's largest independent author marketplace. Harish founded Ugenie.com, a next...

    Michael Kaselitz
    Director, E-Commerce
    Peter Millar

    Mike Kaselitz has spent six years leading e-commerce, driving results, and providing customers with excellent online experiences at Peter Millar. Before getting into e-commerce Mike split his time between business development and program management. “What I love about e-commerce is that it forces you to think creatively and logically as...

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    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Brian Moore
    Creative Director
    Bose

    Brian Moore, who joined Bose in 2011 to lead creative for the industry-leading audio brand’s website, social media and online advertising, has been a part of a variety of successful cutting-edge campaigns and site redesigns for the brand by using his experience in storytelling and design. In reviewing sites, Brian...

    Josh Levine
    Chief Experience Officer
    Cake & Arrow

    Josh Levine's career in e-commerce spans 20 years. As chief design officer at Cake & Arrow, Josh leads the company's award-winning multidisciplinary design program and is responsible for company strategy, creative vision and user experience. Under Josh’s creative leadership Cake & Arrow has built successful initiatives for companies such as...

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    Friday, June 09, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

    • Room: Room 183 A, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Stephan Spencer
    Co-Author
    "The Art of SEO"

    Stephan Spencer is an internationally-recognized search engine optimization expert and author. He is the co-author of "The Art of SEO," the author of "Google Power Search" and the co-author of "Social eCommerce." Stephan founded Netconcepts in 1995 and grew it into a multi-national SEO agency before selling it in...

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    Friday, June 09, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Lissa Cupp
    Adjunct Professor
    University of Dayton

    Lissa Cupp is a senior marketing executive currently teaching digital marketing, e-commerce, and omnichannel marketing at the University of Dayton in the MBA and undergraduate programs. Previously, Lissa served as senior vice president of consumer and e-commerce at Angie’s List; as vice president of e-commerce and direct to consumer at...

    Ricky Joshi
    Chief Marketing Officer
    Saatva

    Ricky Joshi is co-founder and chief marketing officer of online luxury mattress leader The Saatva Company. Ricky brings to Saatva a background in building, from the ground up, consumer-facing companies that solve critical business challenges in unconventional ways. Prior to founding Saatva in 2010, he started one of the...

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    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
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    Chris Goward
    Founder, Chief Executive Officer
    WiderFunnel

    Chris Goward founded WiderFunnel in 2007 with the belief that marketing agencies should prove their value. He developed the LIFT Model and Infinity Optimization Process, conversion optimization strategies, and is the author of the book, "You Should Test That!" Chris launched his first digital marketing consultancy in 1994, then led...

    Jamie Elgie
    Chief Marketing Officer
    weBoost

    Jamie Elgie began his career at Procter and Gamble and then cut his teeth in technology at Belkin International where he launched the WEMO home automation brand and led the company's iPhone and iPad accessory division. He now heads up marketing at Wilson Electronics, a leader in cellular communications infrastructure....

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    Friday, June 09, 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM


    Friday, June 09, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Matt Grimm
    Director, E-Commerce
    RST Brands

    Matt Grimm is director of e-commerce for RST Brands, a premium manufacturer of luxury outdoor furniture sold online through Home Depot, Costco and Amazon. Matt is responsible for all of the company’s web development. He manages development teams, SEO and SEM, and an internal sales team. ...

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    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
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    Scott Kincaid
    Vice President, User Experience
    Usability Sciences

    Scott Kincaid started in the usability industry more than 20 years ago. During his career, Scott has spent more than 15 years working for Usability Sciences, a small research consulting company in Dallas. As to be expected in small companies, he has worn many hats including researcher, operations manager, sales...

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    Bhavna Patel
    Director, Digital Marketing
    Avery Products Corp.

    Bhavna Patel is a seasoned digital marketer with more than 15 years of analyst and product management experience. After working in web programming for several years, Bhavna moved up the ranks thanks to her strong leadership, influence and negotiation skills, and helped drive major digital campaign launches, such as...

    Janel Laravie
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Chacka Marketing

    Janel Laravie is founder and chief executive officer of Chacka Marketing, a full-service digital marketing solutions company. She has more than 15 years of product, marketing and business management experience and serves as a thought leader in the digital marketing industry. Janel founded Chacka with the vision of offering paid...

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    Friday, June 09, 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

    • Room: Room 183 A, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Joseph Tantillo
    President, CEO & Founder
    The Express Design Group

    Joseph Tantillo is the president, CEO, and founder of The Express Design Group, the parent company for dozens of online niche shopping sites including Greekgear.com, SpiritGear.com, TshirtHub.com, Guidogear.com, and Christiangear.com. He has spent his entire professional career in the printing and print-related industries. He started his first company,...

    Nik Rajpal
    Vice President, Marketing Sciences
    Exclusive Concepts

    Nik Rajpal has been considered a voice of clarity in online retail marketing since 2008, gaining experience and recognition in the sciences of search, usability and strategy. He earned his early SEO stripes as the SEO manager of the world’s largest non-US poker website, dominating results in over a dozen...

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    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Evan Mendelsohn
    Co-Founder
    Tipsy Elves

    Evan Mendelsohn cofounded Tipsy Elves, an apparel brand that specializes in designing fun, one-of-a-kind clothing, in 2011. Its first collection was Christmas sweaters and it has since expanded into different collections -- retro ski suits, patriotic apparel, collegiate gear, Halloween outfits, and many others. Tipsy Elves appeared on Shark Tank...

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    Friday, June 09, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Christian Santiago
    Strategic Partner Development Lead
    Google Manufacturer Center

    Christian Santiago oversees manufacturer and brand partnerships for early stage Google Shopping products, with partnership responsibility for Google Manufacturer Center and shopping data licensing. Manufacturer Center enables manufacturers to represent their products to shoppers on Google.com and other Google services. By uploading complete and accurate product data into Manufacturer...

    Rob Gonzalez
    Co-Founder
    Salsify

    Rob Gonzalez co-founded Salsify.com, a cloud-based platform that helps brands and retailers create, manage, and share all product content across the supply chain. For more than a decade he has been an advocate for web technologies that help businesses communicate. He co-created Semantic University, which included lessons on semantic data...

    Sonesh Shah
    Director, Digital
    Bosch Power Tools

    Sonesh Shah is responsible for all digital activities for Bosch Power Tools in North America. His team is responsible for all e-commerce and digital marketing efforts for the organization as well as all product development efforts related to B2B/B2C e-commerce for the Bosch, Skil and Dremel brands. Previously, Sonesh lived...

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    Friday, June 09, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

    • Room: Room 183 A, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Jack Joseph
    Director, Direct to Consumer & E-Commerce
    Arcadia Publishing

    Jack Joseph directs direct-to-consumer sales at Arcadia Publishing and The History Press, which includes their e-commerce business, e-book program and automated retail in US airports. He oversees web development, digital marketing and business development related to their automated retail initiatives....

    Ronald Dod
    Chief Executive Officer, Partner
    Visiture, LLC

    Ronald Dod is a partner and CEO of Visiture, LLC. After founding Grey Umbrella Marketing, an internet marketing agency which focuses on SEO, he merged the business with Visiture to create a full-service search marketing offering for e-commerce. With a passion for helping e-commerce business owners and marketing professionals...

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    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Eric Enge
    Chief Executive Officer
    Stone Temple Consulting

    Eric Enge is chief executive officer of Stone Temple Consulting, a 50+ person digital marketing agency based in Massachusetts. He is the co-author of “The Art of SEO,” along with Stephan Spencer, Rand Fishkin, and Jessie Stricchiola. He publishes on design and search engine marketing on a regular basis....

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    Friday, June 09, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Jesse Carstens
    Senior Manager, E-Commerce Operations
    Deckers Outdoor Corp.

    Jesse Carstens started working with Deckers Brands in 2008. He oversees operations for Deckers’ portfolio of brands, including Ugg Australia, Teva, Hoka, Ahnu & Sanuk. Jesse has been a key contributor in scaling the e-commerce business and bringing new solutions to market which improve the customer experience. Through close interaction...

    Patrick Allard
    Senior Vice President, Sales
    Newgistics

    Patrick Allard oversees all aspects of sales and business development of Newgistics’ physical commerce business, focusing on the profitable revenue growth of its delivery, returns and fulfillment platforms. During his eight years with Newgistics, Patrick has served as vice president of parcel sales in the eastern U.S. region and was...

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    Friday, June 09, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

    • Room: Room 183 A, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Andrew Silber
    CEO & Managing Member
    Data2Go Wireless

    Andrew Silber is the CEO and managing member of Zirrus, LLC, a single source cellular telecommunications company that operates under the name Data2Go Wireless. Its products and services include operating as a carrier-agnostic mobile virtual network operator; selling machine-to-machine hardware, bundled and unbundled with cellular airtime via its distributor and...

    Jeff Oxford
    Founder, Chief Executive Officer
    180 Marketing

    Jeff Oxford is the founder and CEO of 180 Marketing, an SEO company focused exclusively on search engine optimizatin for e-commerce sites. Over the past seven years Jeff has worked on more than 200 SEO campaigns for both small startups and Fortune 500 brands. He has also served as an...

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    Friday, June 09, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

    • Room: Room 183 C, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Eric Yonge
    President
    EY Studios

    Eric Yonge and his wife Gina started EYStudios in 2004 out of their home. Originally an outlet for Eric’s creativity, the company soon grew with a staff and new office. In 2010, the operation moved to the Atlanta area where the company employs a team of in-house designers, developers, and...

    Josh Levine
    Chief Experience Officer
    Cake & Arrow

    Josh Levine's career in e-commerce spans 20 years. As chief design officer at Cake & Arrow, Josh leads the company's award-winning multidisciplinary design program and is responsible for company strategy, creative vision and user experience. Under Josh’s creative leadership Cake & Arrow has built successful initiatives for companies such as...

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    Friday, June 09, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    • Room: Room 183 B, First Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Adam Brown
    Executive Creative Director
    Gorilla Group

    Adam Brown oversees all aspects of user experience design, visual design, content strategy, and customer experience management at Gorilla Group for a wide range of B2B companies and B2C brands. His expertise has aligned business goals with consumer needs, design with technology, to deliver award-winning digital solutions for numerous brands...

    Kevin Eichelberger
    Founder & CEO
    Blue Acorn

    Kevin Eichelberger founded Blue Acorn, an e-commerce agency helping retailers and brands achieve growth through a data-driven approach, in 2008. Prior to founding Blue Acorn, Kevin held positions in the software industry, including customer relationship manager, web developer, and online marketer. Blue Acorn is the result of Kevin’s passion and...

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